Affiliation: Stony Brook University
- Reading level of medicaid renewal applicationsSusmita Pati
Division of Primary Care Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 8111, USA
Acad Pediatr 12:297-301. 2012..To examine compliance of Medicaid-renewal applications to established state guidelines for reading level of Medicaid-related materials...
- Health insurance and length of stay for children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumoniaSusmita Pati
Division of Primary Care Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, and Stony Brook Long Island Children s Hospital, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8111, USA
J Hosp Med 7:304-10. 2012..However, the influence of insurance status on length of stay (LOS) for children hospitalized with CAP remains unexplored...
- Early identification of young children at risk for poor academic achievement: preliminary development of a parent-report prediction toolSusmita Pati
Division of Primary Care Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Stony Brook Long Island Children s Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 11:197. 2011..Early school success is clearly related to later health. A prediction index that uses parent report to assess children's risk for poor academic achievement could potentially direct targeted service delivery to improve child outcomes...
- State-level child health system performance and the likelihood of readmission to children's hospitalsChris Feudtner
PolicyLab, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Pediatr 157:98-102.e1. 2010..To assess the relationship between children's hospital readmission and the performance of child health systems in the states in which hospitals are located...
- Addressing inpatient crowding by smoothing occupancy at children's hospitalsEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Hosp Med 6:462-8. 2011..To quantify the difference in weekday versus weekend occupancy, and the opportunity to smooth inpatient occupancy to reduce crowding at children's hospitals...
- Predictors of well child care adherence over time in a cohort of urban Medicaid-eligible infantsAnje C Van Berckelaer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
BMC Pediatr 11:36. 2011..Our objective is to describe adherence rates to WCC over time in a low-income urban population of infants 0-24 months of age, and to identify predictors of WCC adherence in this population...
- Medically underserved girls receive less evaluation for short statureAdda Grimberg
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 127:696-702. 2011..To determine if gender is associated with diagnostic evaluation by primary care pediatricians caring for children with growth-faltering...
- Maternal health literacy and late initiation of immunizations among an inner-city birth cohortSusmita Pati
Pediatric Generalist Research Group and the Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:386-94. 2011..These results further support the importance of intervening from an early age to ensure that infants are fully protected against vaccine preventable diseases...
- Scheduled admissions and high occupancy at a children's hospitalEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Hosp Med 6:81-7. 2011..Variability from scheduling decisions may affect occupancy and be amenable to alteration...
- Influence of maternal health literacy on child participation in social welfare programs: the Philadelphia experienceSusmita Pati
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia North, Room 1534, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1662-5. 2010..In multivariate regression, TANF participation was more than twice as common among children whose mothers had adequate health literacy compared with children whose mothers had inadequate health literacy...
- Children's hospitals do not acutely respond to high occupancyEvan S Fieldston
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 125:974-81. 2010..It is not known how children's hospitals acutely respond to high occupancy. The objective of this study was to describe the frequency, direction, and magnitude of children's hospitals' acute responses to high occupancy...
- Medicaid's role in financing health care for children with behavioral health care needs in the special education system: implications of the Deficit Reduction ActDavid S Mandell
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Sch Health 78:532-8. 2008....
- How well can hospital readmission be predicted in a cohort of hospitalized children? A retrospective, multicenter studyChris Feudtner
Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 123:286-93. 2009..Investigations into the workings of this ecology of care would be advanced by more accurate methods of population-level predictions of the likelihood for future hospitalization...
- Direct observation of bed utilization in the pediatric intensive care unitEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Hosp Med 7:318-24. 2012..Because the PICU is a crossroads for many patients, transfer or discharge delays can negatively impact a patient's clinical status and efficiency...